Listen: Florida prisoners living with HIV Florida now leads the country in the percentage of prisoners living with HIV. WMNF’s Chris Young reports on the various causes that may have led our state to this point. Activist Cornel West runs for president Civil Rights activist and philosopher, Cornel West, announced his candidacy for U.S. president… Read more »
Nearly one million Floridians could lose their health insurance; here are their optionsRead More
The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Tuesday, May 9th, 2023Read More
Senate Republicans support bill expanding affordable healthcare for kidsRead More
MidPoint: The Great Medicaid UnwindingRead More
Florida faces a class action lawsuit over Medicaid for people with disabilitiesRead More
MidPoint: Mental Health Help for the Trans & LGBTQ+ CommunityRead More
Congress member demands healthcare expansion before millions are unenrolledRead More
Proposed anti-trans bill may also affect cancer patientsRead More
Many may lose Medicaid benefits during reconsideration periodRead More
Florida nursing homes are seeing a major rise in severe violationsRead More
MidPoint: Medication abortion pill accessRead More
Medicaid enrollment in Florida to drop after a pandemic surgeRead More
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MidPoint: Shopping for Medicare plans? SHINE can help.
FREE, UNBIASED help from trained Medicare counselors is available from SHINE Medicare to help seniors choose their Medicare health care coverage for 2023. Appointments with SHINE counselors can be made at 800-963-5337.
Obamacare open enrollment: Here’s how you can get help signing up for an ACA health care plan
Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance marketplace began on November 1; Obamacare navigators can help.
Saturday: free dental cleanings in Manatee County for kids 6-17 years old
On October 29th, the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Dental clinic is doing free dental treatments for children 6 to 17 years old.
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MidPoint: FL House Rep. Michele Rayner Discusses the Election
Michele Rayner is going to be re-elected to the Florida House, but she’s still worried about this election. Rayner has been gerrymandered into a new Democratic District 62.
Did you miss hearing Wendell Potter or Noam Chomsky because of WMNF’s membership drive? Listen here
Hear from insurance industry whistleblower Wendell Potter about Medicare Advantage plans and from Noam Chomsky.
Florida nurse reflects on impact of Hurricane Ian, hospital recovery
Registered nurse Cynthia Butler of Port Charlotte shares the impact of Hurricane Ian on her hospital and hopes for its recovery.
Project PUP has been sending therapy dogs on visits across Tampa Bay for 38 years
John Turner, the president of Project PUP, discusses the organization that, since 1984, has offered visits by therapy dogs to hospitals, nursing homes, and other facilities.
Here are the Florida counties with the most abortion procedures this year
A new state report shows that there have been 51,318 abortion procedures in Florida this year through September 6.
“Suicide Awareness and Prevention” on Morning Energy
September is National Suicide Prevention Month in United States. September was first declared as National Suicide Prevention Month in 2008. Throughout the month many mental health organizations along with mental health professionals focus on raising awareness about the stigma surrounding suicide. Additionally, they help to spread hope and also provide resources to those who have been affected by suicide. One of the of these… Read more »